Blocking someone on Facebook or Whatsapp seems easy. With just a tap on your smartphone’s screen you can block anyone who you find annoying. But, this is not the case with Gmail. Gmail does not provide any way to block someone completely. So how can you block someone on Gmail? If you are receiving e-mails from a website, you can click on unsubscribe option to stop receiving them. But, if you are getting unwanted e-mails from an individual, you can set up a filter which will directly send the e-mails to trash. Read on to find out simple tutorial to set up filter to automatically send unwanted e-mails to trash.
How To Block Someone On Gmail
Once you are sure that you do not want to receive e-mail from that individual, follow the steps listed below:
- Log-in to your Gmail account and click on the down arrow in the search box located at the top of the page.
- A new window will appear with several fields. In the ‘From’ bar, type the e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) of the individual you want to block. You can also block entire domain (@xyz.com) if you want to. Now click on ‘Create filter with this search’ at the bottom of the window. Another window will appear. Now click on ‘Delete it’ and click ‘Create Filter’.
- This will automatically send all e-mails from the mentioned address to Trash folder, from where the e-mails will be deleted permanently after 30 days.
- There is one more way to stop receiving unwanted e-mails in your Inbox. Open the e-mail from the sender you want to block. Click on the down arrow located next to the reply option at the top right of the message. Same Filter window will open up, now repeat the steps 2 & 3 mentioned above.
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